ICD-9 Code 646.01

Papyraceous fetus, delivered, with or without mention of antepartum condition

ICD-9: 646.01
Short Description:Papyraceous fetus-deliv
Long Description:Papyraceous fetus, delivered, with or without mention of antepartum condition

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-9 646.01 is a legacy non-billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of papyraceous fetus, delivered, with or without mention of antepartum condition. This code was replaced on September 30, 2015 by its ICD-10 equivalent.

Convert 646.01 to ICD-10

The following crosswalk between ICD-9 to ICD-10 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • O31.01X0 - Papyraceous fetus, first trimester, not applicable or unsp
  • O31.02X0 - Papyraceous fetus, second trimester, not applicable or unsp
  • O31.03X0 - Papyraceous fetus, third trimester, not applicable or unsp

Code Classification

  • Complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium (630–679)
    • Complications mainly related to pregnancy (640-649)
      • 646 Other complications of pregnancy, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits

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ICD-9 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-9 and ICD-10 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.